MRI Technologist I

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Sep 15, 2021
Medical Imaging Technologist

Job Description

Summary

$20,000 Transition Bonus! (PRO-RATED FOR PART TIME ROLES)  

** Current Maine Health Employees not eligible- must be separated from MH for at least 6 months **

Inside and out, you'll find what you're looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, Maine Medical Center has the depth and scope of services and opportunities that can challenge the new graduate or the experienced professional. We are committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

  • Position Summary
    • This is specialized clinical work performing and assisting with Magnetic Resonance Imaging. This is an entry level MRI Technologist position requiring competence in performing basic MRI exams. 
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    • Sunday 630-1900/ Monday 930-2200 or 700-1930
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Knowledge of Magnetic Resonance equipment, procedures and techniques, magnet safety, as well as anatomy and physiology acquired through completion of an ARRT appropriate accredited program in MRI Technology.
    • License/Certifications: Eligible for certification in MRI by the ARRT. BLS certified.
    • Experience: Minimum experience: Demonstrated competence in MR imaging as obtained through clinical training as part of education in an accredited program in MRI Technology. 1 year of experience as an MRI Technologist in a hospital setting is preferred. Experience as an MRI technologist in a large hospital is a plus.
    • Proficiencies:
      • Analytical ability to determine the best method to providing requested images based on the patient’s physical state and pathology in accordance with established protocols.
      • Interpersonal skills necessary to explain MR procedures to patients to allay apprehensions and elicit cooperation. Must communicate effectively with radiologists.
      • Ability to perform and/or adapt to the changes associated with different work environments and different equipment.
      • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously (i.e. begin next scan, post process last scan, and transmit images).

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.